What does altai mountains mean?

altai mountains meaning in General Dictionary

a mountain range in main Asia that stretches one thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and north China

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Mention may also be made here of clausthalite (lead selenide, PbSe) and altaite (lead telluride, PbTe), which, with their lead-grey colour and perfect cubic cleavage, closely resemble galena in appearance; these species are named after the localities at which they were originally found, namely, Klausthal in the Harz and the Altai mountains in Asiatic Russia.

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